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Another foreshore hikoi

Written By: - Date published: 4:07 pm, March 22nd, 2011 - 11 comments

Around 300 hikoi marchers arrived at Parliament this afternoon to protest against the Nat / Maori Party rebranded version of the  foreshore and seabed bill.  The numbers weren’t huge, but the hikoi brought a powerful symbolic message.

From the ‘that’s never going to fly’ file

Written By: - Date published: 5:49 pm, June 11th, 2010 - 13 comments

Press release by Te Matarahurahu Hapu. A Ngapuhi tribal leader will be insisting at the Waitangi Tribunal hearings next week that a special tribal tax be imposed on all residents living within Ngapuhi boundaries. David Rankin, the Chairman of the Matarahurahu hapu…is proposing a flat tax rate of 9 % be applied to every person living within Ngapuhi’s tribal territory.

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